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Does Paxil Cause Weight Gain
My dr. Told me taking clonazepam and paroxetine could cause weight gain, make it hard to lose weight. How hard is it making it for me? And which pill?
Working w docs but is there any other drug besides Paxil (paroxetine) that doesn't cause lots of weight gain and major constipation? I tried lexapro, not good.
Bupropion: Bupropion or Wellbutrin (bupropion) is the antidepressant thought to be associated with less weight gain and, fortunately, fewer sexual side effects as well. In addition, an older class of anti-depressants, tricyclics including amitriptyline, do not typically cause weight gain. Finally, a less often used class of anti-depressants, MAO inhibitors, may be worth consideration. Work with your doctor. Good luck:) ...Read more
I have had 3 anxiety relapses in 3 years 10 years on Paxil (paroxetine) i was anxiety free.weight gain caused switch Zoloft then lexap and now zolof i feel horrib?
Psychiatrist: SSRI type meds are great for prevention of panic attacks and other anxiety disorders as well. Perhaps the dose isn't high enough. Zoloft is a great medication for anxiety. Some people need more than just 50mg to feel better. Some patients even are put on more than 200mg a day, which is the max recommended. You may need buspar, (buspirone) as well, relaxation techniques, CBT, no stimulants, adequate sleep,... ...Read more
I take paxil (paroxetine). Paxil (paroxetine) caused 30 lb weight gain. I'm deaf & it aids tinnitus. Any alternative i can use? Please help.
Paxil (paroxetine): There are many ssris, a class of antidepressant. Depending on the reason you are taking it (used for anxiety, ocd, as well as depression), a good substitute with less associated weight gain can be selected. Your md can review the options with you, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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